"Superhuman" efforts are being made to reopen banks in Cyprus on Thursday, the central bank governor said, as protests and uncertainty over the island's top lender showed a huge bailout has not ended its troubles.
Riot police stand guard outside the European Union House as college students gather to protest, on March 26, 2013, in Nicosia. Cyprus warned that "superhuman" efforts were needed to reopen its banks by Thursday as protests and uncertainty about the island's top lender showed that its huge bailout had not ended its troubles.
The comment, made by central bank governor Panicos Demetriades on Tuesday, came as hundreds of angry Bank of Cyprus workers demonstrated outside his office and thousands of students rallied against the EU-IMF rescue package.
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